Description

Crushed berries, earth and citrus fruit flavors fill the mouth, countered by an ebullient tart element. This medium-bodied, higly extracted, mildly sweet wine has an overall high tone and crisp finish.

Awards

1997 – Silver Medal – World Wine Championship
1997 – Silver Medal – International Eastern Wine Competition
1996 – “State Champion” – International Eastern Wine Competition
1996 – Gold Medal – International Eastern Wine Competition
1988 – Silver Medal – International Eastern Wine Competition

Fruit

Frozen red raspberries are used from various sources.

Winemaking

Raspberries are fermented as whole fruit to extract color and flavor, then are pressed. Fermentation and aging are completed in stainless steel tanks for at least 3 months. The wine is bottled with 10-12% residual sugar in 375 mL splits.

Aging

We recently received a letter from a customer who had just opened an 11-year-old bottle of raspberry wine and was raving about its intense, fresh raspberry flavor and good color. Often there is some pigment separation in older raspberry wines that does not affect the flavor adversely.

Food Pairings and Serving Suggestions

Perfect with chocolate desserts. Serve chilled.

Retail price per bottle: $11.00
Restaurant price per bottle: $25.00
Restaurant price per glass: $8.00